Sam Johnson's Speeches


Samuel C. "Sam" Johnson (1928 - 2004) was the fourth generation of his family to lead S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc. He also served as Chairman of The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread for more than forty years. Like his father and generations of his family before him, Sam was dedicated to helping make the world a better place through his personal and professional endeavors.

He was the recipient of dozens of international environmental awards, including the United Nations' Lifetime Environmental Stewardship Award and the Charles A. Lindbergh Award for contributions furthering the balance between technology and the environment.

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Key speeches given by Sam:

Sustainable Community Forum
July 29, 1996
Racine, Wisconsin

The Rene Dubos Environmental Awards Dinner 1995
May 23, 1995
New York, New York